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Raiffeisen Bank Subsidiary Closes All Offices in Crimea

A subsidiary of Austrian Raiffeisen Bank International has said it will close all offices in Crimea by mid-April.

World | April 6, 2014, Sunday // 12:12 | Viewed: 773

Hungary Holds Parliamentary Elections

Hungary is holding parliamentary elections on Sunday, with incumbent Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party projected to win.

World | April 6, 2014, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 632

Chinese Ship Picks Up Signal, Possible Link to Missing Malaysian Plane

A Chinese rescue ship has picked up a pulse signal in the southern Indian Ocean, which may be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

World | April 5, 2014, Saturday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1128

Ukraine Unwilling to Accept New Gas Prices

Ukraine's acting Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country does not accept the new prices for gas introduced by Russia.

World | April 5, 2014, Saturday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1065

Southern Greece Shaken by 5.6 Earthquake

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on the Richter scale shook southern Greece on Friday night.

World | April 5, 2014, Saturday // 12:07 | Viewed: 814

Afghans Vote for President Under Tight Security

Afghanistan is holding elections for President on Saturday, amidst tight security around the country.

World | April 5, 2014, Saturday // 11:22 | Viewed: 578

Ukrainian Darth Vader's Presidency Bid Rejected

Ukraine's Central Electoral Commission rejected Darth Vader's application for registration as a presidential candidate at the upcoming elections.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1081

Violence Errupts at Protest Against Austerity Measures in Brussels

Thousands of people took the streets of Brussels in a protest against austerity measures, organized by the European Trade Union Confederation, Friday.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 881

Turkish Court Overturns YouTube Ban, PM Slams Twitter's Unblocking

Turkey's constitutional court has ruled to unblock social media site YouTube, just a day after it lifted a ban on micro-blogging platform Twitter.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1337

Afgan Policeman Fires at Journalists, Leaves One Dead

A journalist has died and another has been wounded in an attack by Afghan police officer, a day ahead of the country's presidential elections.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 799

Crimea Ready to Welcome 6M Tourists in Summer Season

Crimea can accommodate six million tourists, who will be offered a discount of up to 25% on hotel accommodation, Crimean Tourism Minister Yelena Yurchenko announced, Friday.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:27 | Viewed: 730

EU Lifts Visa Requirements for Moldova

Moldova's citizens will soon be able to travel to the EU's border-free Schengen area without a visa, under a draft law approved by Parliament on Thursday.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 876

McDonald's Suspends Operations in Crimea

McDonald's has suspended work at its restaurants in Crimea for "manufacturing reasons", the U.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 12:46 | Viewed: 613

Pentagon Sends More Marine Units to Romania

The US Pentagon is sending additional 175 marines to Romania in an effort to strengthen its force of more than 300 marines already deployed in the country.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 705

Russia 'Wants Answers' over NATO Border Plans

Russia has sent a list of questions to NATO's headquarters regarding the alliance's actions in Eastern Europe.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1927

Former Pakistani President Escapes Assassination Attempt

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has survived an assassination attempt after his convoy escaped a blast in the city of Islamabad, Thursday.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 505

EU Removes Customs Duties for Ukraine

MEPs decided to cut customs duties for Ukrainian imports, in a move to help Ukraine's struggling economy.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 685

Second US Destroyer to 'Support Ukraine' in Black Sea

The US is sending a second destroyer into the Black Sea as a gesture of support for Ukraine and other allies.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 13:28 | Viewed: 922

Maidan's Activists Shot by 'Police Snipers', Says Inquiry


World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 881

Veneto Separatists Arrested, Accused of Terrorism

Italian police arrested on Wednesday 24 Veneto separatists, who were were accused of terrorism and subversion of the democratic order.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 570

Eurocontrol Suspends Flights To And Above Crimea

The European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) has suspended all flights to and above Crimea, “until further notice”.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 608
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